STATE OF THE SCIENCE SYMPOSIUM: The Role of Not-for-Profits in the Care of Wounded, Injured, and Ill Veterans


State of the Science Symposium:

The Role of Not-for-Profits in the Care of Wounded, Injured, and Ill Veterans

Presented by

The Center for Rehabilitation Science Research, Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences 

Department of Rehabilitation, Walter Reed National Military Medical Center

The University of Pittsburgh
School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences
Department of Rehabilitation Science and Technology
Human Engineering Research Laboratories

University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine Center for Continuing Education in the Health Sciences

Wednesday,  November 20, 2013
7:00am - 4:30pm

Opening Remarks
BG Jeffrey B. Clark, MDWalter Reed National Military Medical Center 
The USO: Supporting America's Troops Since 1941
John HansonUnited Service Organization (USO) 
Easter Seals and the Center for Military and Veterans Community Services (The Dixon Center): A Partnership
Randall Rutta, Easter Seals
Kimberly Mitchell, The Dixon Center
The Semper Fi Fund
Janine Canty, Karen Hetherington, Susan Reid, Semper Fi Fund
Stacy Fidler, Mother of a Wounded Warrior 
The Wounded Warrior Project: To Honor and Empower Wounded Warriors
Hannah Fairman, Wounded Warrior Project
Paralyzed Veterans of America: Supporting Veterans Sports & Recreation, Advocacy, Research, and Employment
James Fischl, Paralyzed Veterans of America
Disabled American Veterans: A Legacy of Service, Hope for the Future
Scott Trimarchi, Disabled American Veterans
Soldier for Life: Facilitating Successful Rehabilitation
Paula T. Smith, PT DPT LTC SP, Soldier for Life
Student Veterans of America
William R. Cole, MPA, Veterans Health Administration 
Closing Remarks
Rory A. Cooper, PhD

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